The Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters awards two types of Delphian scholarships each spring. The scholarships are for $2,000/semester to qualified students for fall and spring semesters. The Delphian Foundation Scholarship is administered by the Houston Assembly of Delphian Chapters Scholarship Foundation (HADCSFF). The second is the Delphian Endowment Scholarship that is administered by the University of Houston. We encourage students to apply for both scholarships if they have the qualifications.
Gordon and Mary Cain Undergraduate Future Teacher Academic Merit Scholarship
Gordon and Mary Cain Undergraduate Future Teacher Academic Merit Scholarship is a competitive scholarship for students who will be enrolling in Professional Development Semester 3 (PD3) and student teaching in the upcoming semester.
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Gordon and Mary Cain Graduate Academic Merit Scholarship Application
Scholarships will be awarded for academic merit. This is a competitive scholarship available for students who are currently enrolled in the MAT or MAT with Certification programs.
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Pathways To Teaching Careers
The Pathways to Teaching Careers grant is designed to support students in completing the teacher education program and to shorten the time typically required for completion. Support includes book vouchers, specialized advising, tutoring and seminars, and paid PPR test fees. Eligible students must begin classes at UHD in the Fall 2016 semester with 0-15 hours of previous college credit. READ MORE
Teacher Loan Forgiveness
The Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession. Under this program, if you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in certain elementary and secondary schools and educational service agencies that serve low-income families, and meet other qualifications, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to a combined total of $17,500 on your Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and your Subsidized and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans. If you have PLUS loans only, you are not eligible for this type of forgiveness.
Troops to Teachers
Texas Troops to Teachers (TTT) is a federally funded program designed to assist retiring and separating military veterans to become teachers in their next careers.
UHD Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program
The UHD Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship program provides $12,000 annual scholarships to UHD students who are majoring in mathematics while concurrently earning secondary mathematics teacher certification in the Urban Education department.
Urban Education Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to help support students in the teacher education program at the University of Houston-Downtown. Specifically, the scholarship will assist students with course and textbook fees during any one (1) of the three (3) semesters in which they are taking their Professional Development Sequence; that being the two semesters in which they are serving as interns in public schools and the one semester in which they are student teaching. A student may receive the scholarship for one semester. Awards are based on available funds and should not be expected as a matter of course.
William Joseph "Dr. Joe" Kortz Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to help support students in the teacher education program at the University of Houston-Downtown. Specifically, the scholarship will help students purchase a computer. Awards will be made in the amount of 600.00 per student once a year in the spring semester. Two scholarships will be awarded. READ MORE
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